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Stafford, John Alonzo

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Stamford, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/25/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. E, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 2/8/64, pow, Monocacy, 7/9/64, prld 2/22/65, m/o 6/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/19/1843, Readsboro, VT
Death: 07/15/1926

Burial: Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 95964558

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/25/1892, VT; widow Chloe I., 8/5/1926, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See 1914 Brattleboro Daily Reformer Article for biography.

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Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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John A. Stafford

Springfield Republican
July 17, 1926

CIVIL WAR VETERAN DEAD AT AGE OF 83

John A. Stafford Was In Libby Prison Funeral Sunday Afternoon.

Brattleboro, July 16 John A. Stafford, 83, died last night at his home at West Brattleboro. He was born at Readsboro, April 19, 1843, a son of Ezekiel and Luceba (Stafford) Stafford. In July 1862, he enlisted in Co. E, 10th Vermont regiment. The company was organized at Bennington, but the regiment was mustered in at Brattleboro. He was taken prisoner in July, 1861, and in February 1865, was transferred to Libby prison where he was paroled. He was mustered out in June, 1865. He was married on March 17, 1867, to Miss Chloe I. Davis, of Wilmington.

He was a long-time employee of the S.A. Smith company until he was injured by an automobile. He leaves his widow, a son, Judson A. Stafford of Greenfield, Mass., and a daughter, Mrs. Sidney Jones, of South Newfane; two granddaughters, 2 o'clock at the home on Western avenue, and the burial will be in Meeting House Hill cemetery.

Submitted by Tom Boudreau.